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        The Racing Calendar for the Year 1930 to 1946. Races Past (17 vols. / 17 Bände)

      Weatherby & Sons 19301946, London - Thousands and thousands of pages: A detailed account of horse racing in Britain and Ireland from 1930 to 1946 in 17 vols. Some of the contents cover: List of Licensed Jockeys; List of Members of the Jockey Club, Rules of Racing, Colour worn by the Riders, Royal Plates with the winners, Winning Horses, Stallions Fees, Winners of the Derby, Oaks, and St Leger, Rules and Orders of Jockey Club, Race Courses and much more. / Tausende Seiten detaillierter Informationen über Pferderennen in Großbritannien und Irland von 1930 bis 1946 in 17 Bänden. Zum Inhalt: Listen der lizensierten Jockeys, Listen der Mitglieder des Jockey Clubs, Rennordnung, Besitzerfarben, 'Royal Plates' mit Gewinnern, Sieger, Decktaxen, Gewinner von Derby, Oaks und St. Leger, Rennbahnen und vieles mehr. - 6.5" x 4.5" / kl.-8° (17 x 11,5 cm) Book Condition: see pic; some spines a bit spotted, top edge lightened (browned by light), generally VG or better / Zustand: siehe Bild; einige Rücken leicht fleckig; grüner Farbschnitt; Kopfschnitt ausgebleicht (gebräunt); insgesamt sehr gut erhalten in Top-Zustand. Top-Exemplare aus der Bibliothek von Baronin Olga von Wedelstaedt-Poschinger, die nach Ende des 2. Weltkrieges 1945 maßgeblich an der Rettung der Schlenderhaner Zucht beteiligt war. / These very nice copies formerly owned by Baroness Olga von Wedelstaedt-Poschinger, who saved the German Schlenderhan Breed at the end of WWII in 1945. - Versandkostenfrei innerhalb Deutschlands! (ZHS) Hippologica, hippologische Literatur, Pferde, Pferdezucht, Pferdehaltung, Englisches Vollblut, Galopprennsport, Belgien 0 gr. Kalbsledereinbände, goldgeprägte Titel in schwarz-rotem Rückenschild, grüner Rundum-Farbschnitt, Einbandkanten mit goldgeprägten Ornamenten / full brown calf leather, gilt titles in red & black boxes on spine, green edge, border of cover with gilt ornaments (see pic) [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        The Viking's Barrow at Littleholme.

      Flansham, nr. Bognor: Pear Tree Press, 1930. One of only 20 copies in superb condition. No. 18 of 20 copies signed by the printer. 7 pages of printing and ornament designed and printed from the plates by James Guthrie at his press. Printed in green, black, lilac and gold. 4to., original parchment covered boards with printed paper label in green, silver and blue by Guthrie on upper cover. An extremely good copy in the original plan protective wrapper. With the Pear Tree Press designed and printed booklabel of Janie Legge. With proof of the title plate in different colours on blue paper inserted loose.

      [Bookseller: SOPHIE SCHNEIDEMAN RARE BOOKS]
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        Ein Führer durch das österreichische Kunstgewerbe - Les Arts Decoratifs Autrichiens - Austrian Applied Arts. Mit Geleitworten von Michael Hainisch, Alfred Roller und Josef Hoffmann.

      Leipzig, Wien u. Troppau, Heinz & Comp. 1930. Kl.-8°. 359 S., 21 S. (Anzeigen). Mit zehn farbigen Tafeln. Flexibler OLeinenbd. m. goldgepr. Titel auf Rü. u. Vorderdeckel (Einbandentwurf v. Josef Hoffmann). An den Kapitalen rissig, Goldauflage am Rü. stellenw. abgelöst, im Text schönes u. sauberes Ex. Erste Ausgabe. - Gutes Exemplar des gesuchten Standardwerks auf Schmutztitel v. Rochowanski eigenhändig signiert (dat. Wien 1930). - Mit zahlreichen Abbildungen des Wiener Kunstgewerbes u. a. von Otto Exinger, Oswald Haerdtl, Dagobert Peche, Michael Powolny, Hertha Zuckermann, Rudolf Larisch, Franz Ofner, Otto Prutscher, My Ullmann, Berthold Löffler, Anton Hanak, Marcel Ronay, Oskar Strnad, Vally Wieselthier, Hertha Bucher, Franz Iskra, Walter Bosse, Gudrun Baudisch, Louise Spannring, Susi Singer, Emmy Zweybrück, Poldi Wojtek, Joseph Binder, Lotte Hahn, Maria Likarz, Olga-Maria Rubin, Hugo Gorge, Anton Faistauer, Franz Zülow. Versand D: 15,00 EUR Österreichisches Kunstgewerbe, Austrian Arts and crafts

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        Labels (Inscription By D.B.Wyndham Lewis)

      A First UK printing published by Duckworth in 1930. 8vo dark blue cloth boards with silver stamped title and author name on the spine, 206pp with seven illustrations and a pictorial dust jacket. The book is a detached commentary on Waugh?s brief honeymoon with his wife, also called Evelyn during 1929.The BOOK is in VERY GOOD condition with the boards being clean with some sunning to the spine and very light bumping to the corners and spine tips. Internally there is an inscription on the front free endpaper which reads: 'To Ronnie and Mary, with love,from Wyndham, Christmas 1930'.The edge of the text block has some foxing spots and there is some scattered foxing throughout the text in places.The distinctive original cream WRAPPER is unclipped and is in VERY GOOD condition.It shows the original price of 8/6 NET and is now protected in a removable Brodart archival cover. There are spots of foxing particularly on the verso of the jacket and on the rear flap.The spine is age toned and the fore edges discoloured.There is a 60mm split in the middle of the rear shoulder of the spine and a 40mm tear at the bottom of the front shoulder. There is also a 2cm tear across the middle of the spine. The top and bottom edges are chipped with a little loss to the fore edge corners and spine tips.There is also a 7mm x 15mm section missing on the bottom front right-hand corner.There are also a number of small tears of 2-5mm top and bottom and two larger 2-3 cm tears top and bottom.The wrapper has the VERY RARE ?Recommended by the Book Society? Sticker applied to the front panel. This was used instead of the usual wrap-around band in order to blend in with the distinctive design of the wrapper?s front cover.The inscription is an intriguing one.It is possible that the book was given as a Christmas gift by the author D B Wyndham Lewis.We have however been unable to identify the recipients of the inscription.Despite the faults described, this copy presents well.

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        As I Lay Dying

      New York: Jonathan Cape & Harrison Smith, 1930. First Edition. Hardcover. Very Good. First edition, first printing, second issue text with "I" properly aligned on page 11. Very Good, in a Good dust jacket with price of $2.50 intact. Light soiling to cloth; small ding near head of spine. Dust jacket shows internal tape and mending tissue repairs to full splits at both spine folds at verso; light chipping and edge wear; browning to spine panel and overall soiling. A n ice copy, scarce in dust jacket.

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        [Original Typed Letter, Signed ("Virginia"), to Quentin Bell].

      Monks House, Rodmell. June 8th [nd. but pencil notation indicates c. 1930].. Two pages, on recto and verso of quarto (26.5 x 21 cm.) sheet, previously folded into quarters for mailing. Small break at centerfold and closed tear mid-way down right side of obverse, two small tabs of linen mounting tape adhered to edges in upper quadrants, recto quite sun-faded, darkened ande a bit discolored along folds, pencil hand corrections to reversed letters or omitted words; an ill-kept but intact and remarkable letter. An intimate, newsy, and highly amusing family letter from Aunt Virginia to her nephew, "My dear Quentin," that starts with a bang, "I was just sitting down to strike the keys when fate plunged me into utter disorder. The kidneys. The cook. Yes Nelly [Nellie Boxall] had an operation. I drove through London in an ambulance, half the glass is black so that you see life [inserted] passing like a sepulchral procession. Then I saw doctors and sisters of mercy; and brothers and Aunts. Enough. I cant write when I must be [cross outs and insertion] planning dinner. How any woman with a family ever put pen to paper I cannot fathom. Always the bell rings and the baker calls." Woolf relates how her sister Vanessa Bell, "Nessa," produced a old French lady of dubious health and skills to replace the cook, and the incident of a non sequitor argument that results in lost keys to the [Gordon Square] flat. She informs Quentin that "We are now at Rodmell for Whitsun, and the Austrians are gliding over our heads like gulls. Yes, this is a fact. They have tents on the downs and prove that one can fly up and down Asheham Hill without an engine. As I never doubted it myself, I take little stock of it." This is in reference to very enthusiastic Sussex gliding, or sail plane, club ?- gliding being all the rage in the 1930s, it was being practiced all over the UK by various clubs whose members numbered in the hundreds and enjoyed a membership that included both men and women. After a bit of village business, she relates the news of the family cocker spaniel, a gift of Vita Sackville-West, "Pinka has five black pups ?- the sixth she sat on, conveniently, for to tell the truth five black bitches in my room are enough." More family news, "Julian [Bell, Quentin?'s older brother] is coming to Charleston with a troupe next week. And they shot the senior tutor of Kings last week ?- Mr Potts did, as Lydia [Keynes] says must happen, when young men have no morals and wear coloured socks." The "senior tutor?" was Alexander Wollaston, the naturalist, ethnologist, and explorer of tropical mountain regions. He was elected a Fellow of Kings College in 1920, and on 3 June 1930 was shot dead in his college rooms by a demented undergraduate named Potts, who killed himself immediately afterwards. VW fills Quentin in on the further doings of the Keyneses, Roger Fry and his Aunt Vanessa with regard to a troublesome art show, from which Fry has resigned, and looks forward to each friend bringing her up to speed on the outcome, "How I adore my friends to do that ?- and then they come over and confide in us; what fun it will be; Nessa thinks they will not dare draw water from the well. She thinks their friendship is what she calls a cruche cassée." She tells Quentin that Vita Sackville-West's book is selling so well "that Leonard and I are hauling in money like pilchards from a net. We sell about 800 every day. The Edwardians it is called." Woolf asks her nephew if he is at his family's French retreat in Cassis, "Basking, I suppose, and sipping vermouth at M. Somebodies, while the waves dont break, and the sardine boats come in at midnight," and asks for a letter from him describing his "life from the inside." In closing, she laments she hasn't actually said what she wanted to say, and that the "snap- snap of the typewriter frightens me as the snap of a turtle frightens fish. So good bye. [In ink:] Your loving aunt Virginia.?" LETTERS, Vol. IV (1979) 2189.

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        Advertising Labels

      1930. JAPANESE COMMERCIAL DESIGN. A Collection of approximately 200 labels for food and drink products. Various sizes, mounted in an album. Small folio, 305 x 225mm, bound in pail blue wrappers in a recent brown chitsu case. NP. ND. [Japan, 1930's]. |~||~||~||~| An eclectic collection of food and drink labels mostly of Japanese origin from the first quarter of the twentieth century. Fruits, vegetables, spirits, candies, canned meats and fishes are all represented on colourful labels featuring combined western and Japanese design sensibilities. They are neatly tipped into an accordion style album of thick pail blue paper and mostly remain in fine condition.

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        A Young Man's Heart

      New York: Mason Publishing Company. 1930. First. First edition. A trifle sunned at the crown, still easily fine in a very attractive, very good dustwrapper with a chip at the crown which affects the "A" of the title. One of the author's early novels, about an American who brings his bride to Mexico, where he used to live, to find things changed and sinister. Scarce in jacket. .

      [Bookseller: Between the Covers- Rare Books, Inc. ABA]
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        UNIQUE COLLECTION OF FIVE SIGNED or INSCRIBED AGATHA CHRISTIE FIRST EDITIONS: GIANT'S BREAD (1930), ABSENT IN THE SPRING (1944), THE ROSE AND THE YEW TREE (1948), A DAUGHTER'S A DAUGHTER (1952), THE BURDEN (1956)

      London & New York, 1930. [Christie, Agatha] Westmacott, Mary. GIANT'S BREAD. NY: Doubleday, Doran, 1930. First American Edition, first printing. A Very Good, firm copy in original publisher's cloth, illustrated title labels to spine and front cover. SIGNED BY AGATHA CHRISTIE on the front-free endpaper using her pseudonym. [With:] [Christie, Agatha] Westmacott, Mary. THE ROSE AND THE YEW TREE. London: William Heinemann, (1948). First Edition. A Very Good copy in original publisher's cloth. INSCRIBED BY AGATHA CHRISTIE on the front-free endpaper using her pseudonym: "To C. F. from M. W. Nov. 1948." [WITH:][Christie, Agatha] Westmacott, Mary. A DAUGHTER'S A DAUGHTER. London: William Heinemann, (1952). A NEAR FINE copy (spine faded due to red cloth) in original dust jacket (lightly used). INSCRIBED BY AGATHA CHRISTIE on the front-free endpaper using her pseudonym: "Carlo, with love from Mary Westmacott" [With:] [Christie, Agatha] Westmacott, Mary. THE BURDEN. London: William Heinemann, (1956). First Edition. A Very Good or better copy in original publisher's cloth, which has been married to a price-clipped FINE ORIGINAL DJ. INSCRIBED BY AGATHA CHRISTIE on the front-free endpaper using her pseudonym: "To Charlotte, with love from Mary Westmacott." [With:] [Christie, Agatha] Westmacott, Mary. ABSENT IN THE SPRING. London: Collins, 1944. First Edition. A Very Good copy married to a Very Good example of the scarce original publisher's dust jacket (price-clipped), ASSOCIATION COPY. From the collection (book-label to each front paste-down) of Charlotte "Carlo" Fisher (1895-1976). Charlotte Fisher, initially hired to serve as nanny to Christie's daughter Rosalind, was pressed into service as a part-time shorthand secretary during the earliest days of the author's career. To quote from Christie's autobiography, Charlotte Fisher was "friend and secretary and governess and dogsbody and everything else for many years. [She] is still one of my best friends." The six "Mary Westmacott" novels (of which we offer five) were those which Agatha Christie wrote to explore feelings that had no place in her mystery tales. Quoting Christie's daughter Rosalind at the time of her mother's centenary in 1947: "The Mary Westmacott novels have been described as romantic novels but I don't think that is really a fair assessment. They are not 'love stories' in the general sense of the term, and they certainly have no happy endings. They are, I believe, about love in some of its most powerful and destructive forms." Agatha Christie wasn't in the habit of inscribing her non-mystery novels; until Carlo Fisher's copies were discovered, contemporary presentation copies were unknown and we can find no auction records for any other contemporaneously signed or inscribed Mary Westmacott books. Here we have five "Carlo Fisher" copies, all with her book-label and four of which are either signed or inscribed. A unique opportunity for the Christie collector to say the least. More information or photos on request.. Signed by Author. First Edition. Hard Cover. Very Good.

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        Fish Shows - Apsaroke

      Boston: Suffolk Engraving Company, 1930. Photogravure after Edward Curtis, printed by the Suffolk Engraving Company, Japon paper. Very good condition. A breath-taking image from "The North American Indian", the grandest illustrated work ever produced in the United States, the most important illustrated work on Native Americans, and the single greatest book in Western Americana. Only the double-elephant folio edition of Audubon's "Birds of America" surpasses Curtis in its massive ambition and beauty of execution. "...Because of the singular combination of qualities with which he has been blessed, and because of his extraordinary success in making and using his opportunities... (Curtis) has been able to do what no other man has ever done; what, as far as we can see, no other man could do. He is an artist who works out of doors and not in a closet. He is a close observer, whose qualities of mind and body fit him to make his observations out in the field, surrounded by the wild life he commemorates. He has lived on intimate terms with many different tribes of the mountains and the plains. He knows them as they hunt, as they travel, as they go about their various avocations on the march and in camp. He knows their medicine men and their sorcerers, their chiefs and warriors, their young men and maidens. He has not only seen their vigorous outward existence, but has caught glimpses, such as few white men ever catch, into that strange spiritual and mental life of theirs; from whose inner most recesses all white men are forever barred...." (Theodore Roosevelt, Foreword to Volume 1) Born around 1848, Fish Shows or 'Buusish' was a gallant Apsaroke warrior, who first fought under the renowned chief Red Bear against the Sioux. According to Curtis, in "stature and in vigor the Apsaroke, or Crows, excelled all other tribes of the Rocky Mountain region, and were surpassed by none in bravery and in devotion to the supernatural forces that gave them strength against their enemies." (Volume IV) Originally planters from the upper Midwest, they inhabited the Plains and Prairies region of the United States, where they became hunters and skilled horsemen. Edward Curtis was fascinated by the story of the Native Americans from childhood. His in-depth knowledge of the various tribes increased in parallel with his skill as a photographer during his participation in a number of scientific expeditions in the 1890s. In 1896, Curtis began to take photographs of the Native American tribes (by 1930 he had taken over 40,000 negatives of eighty tribes) and evolve his hugely ambitious plan for a comprehensive work which would illustrate his romantic vision of Native American life before the disastrous impact of European contact. With the enthusiastic support of President Theodore Roosevelt (who wrote the foreword to the present work) and the financial backing of J. Pierpont Morgan (Curtis was introduced to him by Roosevelt), the publishing project finally got under way in 1906. Pierpont Morgan died in 1913 just before the completion of the ninth volume, but his son agreed to continue underwriting the project; between them, they eventually contributed about a third of the $1,500,000 cost. What had originally been projected to take five or six years eventually stretched to twenty-three, finally reaching a conclusion in 1930 but leaving Curtis a broken and bankrupt man. Nonetheless, his grand design was completed, and his work remains as his monument. Cf. Naef & Goldschmidt The Truthful Lens 40; cf. Howes C-965.

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        Aquatint, "Bread Line"

      ca 1930-35. A spectacular large print demonstrating Groth's early mastery of aquatint technique -- a Bowery street scene peopled with the ghost-like figures of Depression-era down-and-outers, typical of Groth's social-realist work during the Great Depression. Though best remembered as a wartime sketch-artist and book illustrator (he produced a number of titles for The Limited Editions Club, including the widely-praised LEC edition of Erich Maria Remarque's All Quiet on the Western Front ), Groth began his career as a printmaker and cartoonist very much in the social-realist mold, publishing some of his earliest work in such left-wing forums as The New Masses and PM. He was also the first Art Director at Esquire, which was founded in 1933. Groth's mastery as a printmaker is on display in these early works, which manage to convey a simultaneous sense of urgency and delicacy which would become the hallmark of his battlefield sketches made during WW2 and the Korean War. Groth's Depression-era work has remained scarce in the marketplace, with only a few examples of his social-realist prints at auction in the past twenty years. The current example is from Groth's personal archive, which we acquired in 2013. Original aquatint. Sheet size 49.5cm x 67.5cm (ca 19-3/4" x 26-1/2"); image area 45cm x 61cm. Signed and numbered (1/50) in pencil, lower right, titled lower left. Slight soil to verso and to margins; a strong, clear and clean impression.

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        Wolf Lies Down - Apsaroke

      Boston: Suffolk Engraving Company, 1930. Photogravure after Edward Curtis, printed by the Suffolk Engraving Company, Japon paper. Very good condition apart from a mild surface abrasion in the top left corner of the plate mark. A breath-taking image from "The North American Indian", the grandest illustrated work ever produced in the United States, the most important illustrated work on Native Americans, and the single greatest book in Western Americana. Only the double-elephant folio edition of Audubon's "Birds of America" surpasses Curtis in its massive ambition and beauty of execution. "...Because of the singular combination of qualities with which he has been blessed, and because of his extraordinary success in making and using his opportunities... (Curtis) has been able to do what no other man has ever done; what, as far as we can see, no other man could do. He is an artist who works out of doors and not in a closet. He is a close observer, whose qualities of mind and body fit him to make his observations out in the field, surrounded by the wild life he commemorates. He has lived on intimate terms with many different tribes of the mountains and the plains. He knows them as they hunt, as they travel, as they go about their various avocations on the march and in camp. He knows their medicine men and their sorcerers, their chiefs and warriors, their young men and maidens. He has not only seen their vigorous outward existence, but has caught glimpses, such as few white men ever catch, into that strange spiritual and mental life of theirs; from whose inner most recesses all white men are forever barred...." (Theodore Roosevelt, Foreword to Volume I) A member of the Never Packs Game clan, Wolf Lies Down was a Mountain Crow leader, who fought against the Sioux in the Battle of Pryor Creek near Billings, Montana in 1860. According to Curtis, in "stature and in vigor the Apsaroke, or Crows, excelled all other tribes of the Rocky Mountain region, and were surpassed by none in bravery and in devotion to the supernatural forces that gave them strength against their enemies." (Volume IV) Originally planters from the upper Midwest, they inhabited the Plains and Prairies region of the United States, where they became hunters and skilled horsemen. Edward Curtis was fascinated by the story of the Native Americans from childhood. His in-depth knowledge of the various tribes increased in parallel with his skill as a photographer during his participation in a number of scientific expeditions in the 1890s. In 1896, Curtis began to take photographs of the Native American tribes (by 1930 he had taken over 40,000 negatives of eighty tribes) and evolve his hugely ambitious plan for a comprehensive work which would illustrate his romantic vision of Native American life before the disastrous impact of European contact. With the enthusiastic support of President Theodore Roosevelt (who wrote the foreword to the present work) and the financial backing of J. Pierpont Morgan (Curtis was introduced to him by Roosevelt), the publishing project finally got under way in 1906. Pierpont Morgan died in 1913 just before the completion of the ninth volume, but his son agreed to continue underwriting the project; between them, they eventually contributed about a third of the $1,500,000 cost. What had originally been projected to take five or six years eventually stretched to twenty-three, finally reaching a conclusion in 1930 but leaving Curtis a broken and bankrupt man. Nonetheless, his grand design was completed, and his work remains as his monument. Cf. Naef & Goldschmidt The Truthful Lens 40; cf. Howes C-965.

      [Bookseller: Donald Heald Rare Books]
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        Das Zauberboot. Ein Bilderbuch zum Drehen, Bewegen und Verwandeln.

      Herbert Stuffer, Berlin 1930 - 6 ungez. Blätter. Mit beweglichen Teilen (Drehscheibe, Zugbänder) sowie zahlreichen farbigen Illustrationen. Am hinteren Deckel Einstecktasche mit Schablone. Deckel lichtrandig, Kanten und Ecken gerinfügig berieben, wenige Fleckchen. Deckel mit Bleistift - Krakel. Innen sauber mit leichten Gebrauchsspuren, Zuglaschen teils ergänzt oder verstärkt, Einrisse hinterlegt. - Bilderwelt #2062: In diesem in den 30er Jahren erfolgreichen Kinderbuch kombiniert Seidmann-Freud Dreh-, Zieh- und Verwandlungsmechanismen auf höchst originelle Art. Jeder der kurzen Bildgeschichten wird eine für sie adäquate Technik zugeordnet: So erhält das Märchen vom Wettlauf zwischen Hase und Igel durch die unterlegte Drehscheibe eine eigentümliche Lebendigkeit, die zu nahezu filmischen Effekten führt." Bilderbuch #815 . - Tom (eigentlich Martha-Gertrud) Seidmann-Freud, eine Nichte von Sigmund Freud, war eine der innovativsten Bilderbuch-Künstlerinnen der 20er Jahre in Deutschland. Nach einigen unveröffentlichten Entwürfen erschien 1914 ihr erstes Werk, Das Baby-Liederbuch. 1918-1920 lebte sie in München, wo Das neue Bilderbuch erschien. Zurück in Berlin heiratete Tom Freud den Schriftsteller Jankew Seidmann. 1922 kam die Tochter Angela (Awiwa) zur Welt. 1927 begann die fruchtbare Zusammenarbeit mit dem Berliner Verleger Herbert Stuffer; es entstanden die neuartigen Spiel- und Verwandlungsbücher Das Wunderhaus und Das Zauberboot. 1929 erschien das Buch der erfüllten Wünsche, mit dem erstmals psychoanalytisches Gedankengut Eingang ins Kinderbuch fand. Gemeinsam mit Stuffer entstanden die Manuskripte für die vier Spielfibeln (1930-1932). Am 19. Oktober 1929 nahm sich Jankew Seidmann aufgrund unlösbarer wirtschaftlicher Schwierigkeiten das Leben; in tiefer Depression folgte ihm Tom Seidmann-Freud am 7. Februar 1930 in den Tod. (nach Barbara Murken). - Achtung: Die Versandkosten beziehen sich in der Regel auf Büchersendungen unter 1000 gr und Standardformate. Für Bücher und Objekte mit höherem Gewicht und großen Formaten bzw. Preisen über 35 Euro berechnen wir einen Aufschlag. - Sprache: Deutsch Gewicht in Gramm: 3000 24 : 20,7 cm. Farbig illustr. OHalbLeinen.

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        The Sun Also Rises

      New York: Grosset & Dunlap, 1930. First Thus . Hardcover. Near Fine/Very Good. The first Grosset & Dunlap printing with the error "down-staris" on 169:34. 259 pp. Hardcover, bound in boards with dust jacket. The jacket rubbed with several small nicks and tears. Scarce in jacket.

      [Bookseller: Acorn Bookshop, Inc.]
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        Das Zauberboot. Ein Bilderbuch zum Drehen, Bewegen und Verwandeln.

      Herbert Stuffer, Berlin 1930. 7. - 11- Tsd. 6 ungez. Blätter. Mit beweglichen Teilen (Drehscheibe, Zugbänder) sowie zahlreichen farbigen Illustrationen. Am hinteren Deckel Einstecktasche mit Schablone. 24 : 20,7 cm. Farbig illustr. OHalbLeinen. Deckel lichtrandig, Kanten und Ecken gerinfügig berieben, wenige Fleckchen. Deckel mit Bleistift - Krakel. Innen sauber mit leichten Gebrauchsspuren, Zuglaschen teils ergänzt oder verstärkt, Einrisse hinterlegt. - Bilderwelt #2062: In diesem in den 30er Jahren erfolgreichen Kinderbuch kombiniert Seidmann-Freud Dreh-, Zieh- und Verwandlungsmechanismen auf höchst originelle Art. Jeder der kurzen Bildgeschichten wird eine für sie adäquate Technik zugeordnet: So erhält das Märchen vom Wettlauf zwischen Hase und Igel durch die unterlegte Drehscheibe eine eigentümliche Lebendigkeit, die zu nahezu filmischen Effekten führt.\" Bilderbuch #815 . - Tom (eigentlich Martha-Gertrud) Seidmann-Freud, eine Nichte von Sigmund Freud, war eine der innovativsten Bilderbuch-Künstlerinnen der 20er Jahre in Deutschland. Nach einigen unveröffentlichten Entwürfen erschien 1914 ihr erstes Werk, Das Baby-Liederbuch. 1918-1920 lebte sie in München, wo Das neue Bilderbuch erschien. Zurück in Berlin heiratete Tom Freud den Schriftsteller Jankew Seidmann. 1922 kam die Tochter Angela (Awiwa) zur Welt. 1927 begann die fruchtbare Zusammenarbeit mit dem Berliner Verleger Herbert Stuffer; es entstanden die neuartigen Spiel- und Verwandlungsbücher Das Wunderhaus und Das Zauberboot. 1929 erschien das Buch der erfüllten Wünsche, mit dem erstmals psychoanalytisches Gedankengut Eingang ins Kinderbuch fand. Gemeinsam mit Stuffer entstanden die Manuskripte für die vier Spielfibeln (1930-1932). Am 19. Oktober 1929 nahm sich Jankew Seidmann aufgrund unlösbarer wirtschaftlicher Schwierigkeiten das Leben; in tiefer Depression folgte ihm Tom Seidmann-Freud am 7. Februar 1930 in den Tod. (nach Barbara Murken). Versand D: 8,00 EUR

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        Le Guerrier Appliqué. Exemplaire Hollande N° 2

      Gallimard, Paris 1930 - Il a été tiré de la présente édition soixante- quinze exemplaires sur papier de Hollande Van Gelder, dont cinquante exemplaires numérotés I à 50 et vingt-cinq exemplaires hors commerce numérotés de I à XXV.WE SEND (free of charge) video demonstration of the conservation status of the book. ENVIAMOS (a solicitud y sin cargo) video de demostración del estado de conservación de los ejemplares. Nous ENVOYONS (sur demande et gratuitement) vidéo de démonstration de l'état de conservation du livre. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        THE BANDIT.

      Doubleday, Doran & Company, Inc., 1930., 1930. First U. S. edition. Fine in dust jacket somewhat darkened on the spine and with minor wear to the spine ends. A famous and notorious bandit in South America decides to expand his operations into New York City and London, after all the opportunities for large rewards are great there. Dressed as a cat burglar, and known as THE BLACK CAT, this mysterious and daring raider seems to have baffled the police of both cities, until a woman ended his career. An exceptional copy of an elusive Crime Club title.

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        Stock Market Theory and Practice

      B.C. Forbes Publishing Company 1930 - B.C. Forbes Publishing Company, New York 1930. Second Printing of the First Edition. Published June 1930 just one month after the first printing. Cloth boards. Illustrated with photos and fold out charts. Rare Book. Book Condition: Very Good+, tight spine, clean pages, shelf wear. Rubbing, light age toning. The rare dust jacket is not present. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Fers Forges

      1930. ETABLISSEMENTS MAISON. Fers Forges. Ferronerie d'Art. 23 ff. Illustrated with 29 tipped in photographs of ironwork. Small Folio, 317 x 230 mm, bound in publisher's decorated boards. [Riceys, Aube: ca. 1930]. |~||~||~||~||~| A superb catalog of art deco ironwork from the Maison foundry which had been operating in Riceys since 1863. Among the items depicted are two stairways in the Grand Palais, a hair-dressing salon, gates to the government palace in Dakar, and various doors, including one incorporating Lalique glass. Some wear to the binding, a near fine copy.

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        Dias de Ira: 23 Dibujos y Poemas del Terror Blanco Español.

      - Three introductory leafs, including a foreword by Romain Rolland in Spanish, German, and French, and an introduction in Spanish and German by the Secretary of the International Association of Workers, followed by 23 bold and graphic black-and-white images with evocative titles including "The Dictator," "The Law," "Capitalism," "Religion," "Fascism," "The Mercenary", "Torture", and "The Garrote", each image titled in German, French, English, Dutch, and Spanish, with a brief poetic caption in Spanish. Some pages with minor creasing, spot of foxing to title page. Lg. 4to. Illustrated wrpps. portfolio, contents loose as issued, portfolio with some toning, professionally restored. Berlin (Internationale Arbeiter-Assoziation) 1930.

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        The Moose Hunter - Cree

      Boston: Suffolk Engraving Company, 1930. Photogravure after Edward Curtis, printed by the Suffolk Engraving Company, Japan paper. Very good condition. A breath-taking image from "The North American Indian," the grandest illustrated work ever produced in the United States, the most important illustrated work on Native Americans, and the single greatest book in Western Americana. Only the double-elephant folio edition of Audubon's "The Birds of America" surpasses Curtis's in its massive ambition and beauty of execution. "...Because of the singular combination of qualities with which he has been blessed, and because of his extraordinary success in making and using his opportunities...(Curtis) has been able to do what no other man has ever done; what, as far as we can see, no other man could do. He is an artist who works out of doors and not in a closet. He is a close observer, whose qualities of mind and body fit him to make his observations out in the field, surrounded by the wild life he commemorates. He has lived on intimate terms with many different tribes of the mountains and the plains. He knows them as they hunt, as they travel, as they go about their various avocations on the march and in camp. He knows their medicine men and their sorcerers, their chiefs and warriors, their young men and maidens. He has not only seen their vigorous outward existence, but has caught glimpses, such as few white men ever catch, into that strange spiritual and mental life of theirs; from whose inner most recesses all white men are forever barred...." (Theodore Roosevelt, Foreword to Volume I) "Cree hunters are masters of the art of imitating, by means of a birch bark trumpet, the call of a moose of either sex, and thus luring within gunshot an animal seeking a mate during the rutting season." (Curtis, List of Large Plates Supplementing Volume Eighteen ) Close relations of the Ojibwa, the Crees were the chief tribe in Canada and one of the largest in North America. They inhabited an extensive western region north of the prairies and south of the Peace River and were comprised of two principal divisions, the Wood and Plains Cree, which consisted of numerous individual bands. Edward Curtis was fascinated by the story of the Native Americans from childhood. His in-depth knowledge of the various tribes increased in parallel with his skill as a photographer during his participation in a number of scientific expeditions in the 1890s. In 1896, Curtis began to take photographs of the Native American tribes (by 1930 he had taken over 40,000 negatives of eighty tribes) and evolve his hugely ambitious plan for a comprehensive work which would illustrate his romantic vision of Native American life before the disastrous impact of European contact. With the enthusiastic support of President Theodore Roosevelt (who wrote the foreword to the present work) and the financial backing of J. Pierpont Morgan (Curtis was introduced to him by Roosevelt), the publishing project finally got under way in 1906. Pierpont Morgan died in 1913 just before the completion of the ninth volume, but his son agreed to continue underwriting the project; between them, they eventually contributed about a third of the $1,500,000 cost. What had originally been projected to take five or six years eventually stretched to twenty-three, finally reaching a conclusion in 1930 but leaving Curtis a broken and bankrupt man. Nonetheless, his grand design was completed, and his work remains as his monument. Cf. Naef & Goldschmidt The Truthful Lens 40; cf. Howes C-965.

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        BULLDOG DRUMMOND (Inscribed By the Film's Star, RONALD COLMAN)

      New York: Grosset & Dunlap, 1930. McNeile, Cyril. BULL-DOG DRUMMOND. NY: Grosset & Dunlap, (1929). First Photoplay Edition published in tandem with the 1929 Samuel Goldman film adaptation. NEAR FINE copy (one corner bumped, trifle wear) with 4 stills, including frontispiece, from the movie starring Ronald Colman as Bulldog Drummond, bored ex-military man turned detective. In its very scarce ORIGINAL DUST JACKET (tiny bit of chipping to the spine ends, a little soil, a little edge-wear, a touch of fade). INSCRIBED in ink on the front free endpaper to a collector (undated, but most likely in the early 1950s) BY RONALD COLMAN. Bulldog Drummond was not only Ronald Colman's first "talkie" but it was also the movie that allowed audiences to hear his extremely appealing voice and manner of speaking, launching his career as one of the biggest movie stars of the golden age of cinema. Ronald Colman (1891-1958) was nominated for an Oscar for his role in this film, one of four Oscar nominations he received (with one win in 1947 for A Double Life). He starred in such classics as Lost Horizon, Random Harvest, A Tale Of Two Cities, Beau Geste, Under Two Flags, Raffles, Prisoner of Zenda, the list is long and impressive as he was a remarkable talent. Film Source books inscribed by the stars of the film adaptation are of the utmost desirability and rarity. . Signed. Near Fine/Very Good.

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        Antecedents i Documents. Nos. 1 (15 February 1937) through 12 (9 October 1937) (all published?).

      - A complete set of twelve titles comprising the series Antecedents i Documents (most numbers between 20 and 40 pages each), chronicling various aspects of the labor movement, the Spanish Civil War, and the revolutions in 1930's Spain, including the miners' strike of October 6, 1934 and the military uprising of July 19, 1936, each with an individual title and author and on one specific aspect or event related to the revolution. Two issues in the series with scattered illustrations after photographs and line drawings. Issue no. 1 with damp staining, numbers 10 and 11 with losses to lower right corners not affecting text, other minor scattered soiling and foxing. Sml. 8vo. Orig. illus. wrpps., some with loose inner pages, many issues with soiling, issue no. 1 with significant staining, several with minor losses to back cover, issue no. 12 with significant losses to back cover. Barcelona (Clarasó) 1937.

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        L\'Assassinat considere comme un des beaux-arts. Nouvelle traduction de Maurice Beerblock. Eaux-fortes de Gus Bofa (IN FRANZÖSISCHER SPRACHE),

      Paris: Editions Eos, 1930. nummeriertes Exemplar der broschierten Ausgabe im SIGNIERTEN (\"L. Borio\") GANZLEDER-HANDEINBAND, mit einem 2 farbigen Titel (rot-schwarz), 24 ORIGINAL-AQUATINTA-RADIERUNGEN in je 2 Zuständen, (einer Fassung mit kommentierenden Skizzen und einer Endfassung), (4 Blatt), 274 Seiten, 20x29, schwarzes geglättetes O Ldr mit goldgeprägter Rückenbeschriftung und Kopf-Goldschnitt im schwarz marmorierten Original-Schuber TADELLOSES, UNBESCHNITTENES EXEMPLAR auf wasserzeichenmarkiertem Vélin de Rives mit orangefarbenen seidenbatist-bespannten Vorsätzen, nummeriertes Exemplar 96 (von 110 Exemplaren, GA 135), der Einband der Original-Broschur mit eingebunden mit einem goldgeprägten gekröntes Leder-Exlibris auf dem vorderen Vorsatz:\" Aleramo Spada-Lavini \" Versand D: 5,00 EUR Ku 44475, VORZUGSAUSGABEN/nummerierte Ausgabe

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        L'ASTRONAUTIQUE [and] L'ASTRONAUTIQUE COMPLÉMENT

      Paris: Imprimerie A. Lahure [and Imprimerie Chaix],. 1930-1935. original orange wrappers printed in black.. A fine set. Many of these books, as well as the author's research,. were deliberately destroyed when the Germans marched into Paris in. 1940. (#142811). First edition, second ("thin paper") issue. A set of the "thin paper" or "trade" issue, preceded by the "author's" issue which is printed on wood pulp paper. "Esnault-Pelterie's greatest contribution ... [It] covered virtually all that was then known of rocketry and space flight" (Von Braun and Ordway). Generally considered to be one of the four most important early works published on the subject, along with the early writings of Oberth, Hohmann and Goddard. Ciancone 66. Humphries, Rockets and Guided Missiles 5 and 6. Interlibrum 270 #115, 116, and 117. Ley, Rockets, Missiles, and Space Travel, revised edition, 1957, pp. 162, 505. Von Braun and Ordway, History of Rocketry and Space Travel, p. 75.

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        A Treatise on Money. In Two Volumes. Volume I, The Pure Theory of Money. [-Volume II, The Applied Theory of Money.]

      Macmillan and Co. Limited 1930 - FIRST EDITION, pp. [i], xvii, 363; [i], viii, 424, 8vo, original cloth, spines lettered in gilt, dust jackets, dust jackets a little dusty and with a hint of foxing, the foxing imparted to the end-leaves, very good. 'The first of Keynes's two major contributions to economic theory, A Treatise on Money, was published on 24 October 1930. The Treatise was the product of a long intellectual struggle to escape from the ideas in which he had been reared, later dubbed 'classical economics'; for example, the Ricardian view that supply creates its own demand. The focus of the book was on money and prices rather than on output and employment: it contained a full study of the operation of the monetary system, national and international. Fluctuations in prices were no longer explained in terms of changes in the stock of money as in the quantity theory, but in terms of the pressure of demand on the available supply of resources; and the pressure of demand was represented as varying with the magnitude of any divergence between the volume of investment and the availability of savings to finance it. The significance attached by Keynes to such a divergence reflected the success of Dennis Robertson (on whose ideas Keynes drew heavily in the years of the Treatise) in convincing Keynes that the major fluctuations in activity originated in booms in investment and that these could not be accounted for solely in terms of banking policy' (Alec Cairncross in ODNB).

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        Moby Dick or The Whale

      The Lakeside Press,, Chicago: 1930 - All three volumes of this complete three volume set are in fine condition each in their original black cloth covered beveled boards with silver colored text stampings and designs on the spines and front boards. Each is a quarto measuring 11 1/2" by 8 3/8". Each volume is covered by its original clear, acetate dust jacket with attached paper flaps. The jacket for volume I is very good+ as it is chipped at the spine ends and at the area over the fore corners of the boards. The jacket for volume II is fine without any chips or tears; and, the jacket for volume III is very good+ with only shallow chips at the lower edge of the spine area and around its corner to the lower edge of the front board. The three volumes are housed in a fine aluminum slip case. One of only one thousand copies printed and sold. This set has the original invoice for purchase dated November 18, 1930 laid-in at the front of volume I. Volume I contains 279 pages, volume II contains 284 pages; and, volume III contains 282 pages followed by an uncut epilogue and then the limitation page. All three volumes are illustrated throughout with the famous woodcuts by Rockwell Kent. An extremely handsome set with no prior ownership markings of any kind. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        My Early Life

      London: Thornton Butterworth Limited, 1930. First edition, first printing. Hardcover. This is the first edition, first printing, first state of ChurchillÂ’s extremely popular autobiography. My Early Life covers the years from his birth in 1874 to his first few years in Parliament. One can hardly ask for more adventurous content. These were momentous and formative years for Churchill, including his time as a war correspondent and cavalry officer in theatres as varied as Cuba, northwest India, and sub-Saharan and southern Africa. This time contained a wide range of experiences in ChurchillÂ’s life. Not only was he developing as an author, publishing his first books, and making his first lecture tour of North America, but this was also the time of his capture and daring escape during the Boer War, which made him a celebrity and helped launch his political career. Churchill would take his seat in Parliament only weeks after the end of Queen Victoria's reign. My Early Life remains one of the most popular and widely read of all Churchill's books. And for good reason, as the work certainly ranks among the most charming and accessible of his many books. An original 1930 review likened it to a "beaker of Champagne." That effervescent charm endures; a more recent writer called it "a racy, humorous, self-deprecating classic of autobiography." To be sure, Churchill takes some liberties with facts and perhaps unduly lightens or over-simplifies certain events, but this is eminently forgivable and in keeping with the wit, pace, and engaging style that characterizes the book. My Early Life sold very well at the time and has seen a great many editions since, many of them collectible in their own right, but of course a premium attaches to first editions. The challenge for collectors is that the plum colored binding of this edition proved especially susceptible to fading, soiling, and wear; nearly all copies are considerably spine faded. Moreover, the contents are susceptible to heavy spotting and the binding is often cocked. This helps explain why so many first editions of this book have been torn apart and rebound. This copy is original and unrestored, in very good overall condition. First state of the first printing is confirmed by 11 titles in the “Works By The Same Author” box on the half-title verso. The plum cloth binding remains square and tight with sharp corners with only light wear to extremities. The spine is moderately toned, but retains respectable color for the edition and clearly legible gilt. We note light overall soiling and a few stray, small ink marks to the lower spine. The contents show light intermittent spotting within and to the page edges. The sole previous ownership marks we find are previous owner initials and the date “Xmas. 1930.” Inked to the upper front free endpaper. Bibliographic reference: Cohen A91.1.b, Woods/ICS A37(aa), Langworth p.131.

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        Propaganda

      New York: Horace Liveright. Hardcover. 159 pages. Third printing of the 1928 first edition. The landmark work by the man who has come to be known as "The Father of Spin." "The conscious and intelligent manipulation of the organized habits and opinions of the masses is an important element in democratic society. Those who manipulate this unseen mechanism of society constitute an invisible government which is the true ruling power of our country." - from page 9. Chapters include: Organizing Chaos; The New Propaganda; The New Propagandists; The Psychology of Public Relations; Business and the Public; Propaganda and Political Leadership; Women's Activities and Propaganda; Propaganda for Education; Propaganda in Social Services; Art and Science; The Mechanics of Propaganda. Average wear. Unmarked. Binding intact. Moderate age-toning to contents. A sound early copy of this profoundly influential work. . Good. 1930. Third Printing.

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        Voyage du Condottière.

      - P. Devambez 1930. In-4° en ff, sous chemise et étui de l'éditeur à dos de vélin orné de motifs dorés (dos de l'étui passé). 70 pointes sèche originales dont 35 H.T. et 58 bois en trois tons gravés par Louis JOU. Tirage limité à 191 exemplaires, un des X sur Japon nacré à la forme, réservés à l'Artiste et à ses amis, avec les pointes sèches en 2 états sur Japon nacré, les planches refusées et une belle aquarelle originale, au format du livre.(Un article de journal sur Louis Jou a été collé au dos de la justification). [Attributes: Soft Cover]

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        N by E A Record of Expeditioning North-By-East Across Baffin Bay and Beyond

      New York: Brewer & Warren. Near Fine in Very Good dust jacket. 1930. 1st Trade Edition; 1st Printing. Hardcover. B&W Illustrations; SIGNED EDITION. This book is in Near Fine condition and has a Very Good dust jacket. The book and its contents are in mostly clean, bright condition. The text pages are mostly clean and bright, but there is some light generalized toning to the endpapers and edges of the text block. The dust jacket has edge wear and nicking along with rubbing and tears to the spine ends and flaps. There is one chip missing from the middle spine of the dust jacket. Trade copies of this book with the dust jacket are actually quite scarce in comparison to the limnited edition. This copy has been signed, with an inscription on the front endpaper. "A transcendentalist and mystic in the tradition of Thoreau and Emerson, whose works he read, Kent found inspiration in the austerity and stark beauty of wilderness. After Monhegan, he lived for extended periods of time in Winona, Minnesota (1912?-1913), Newfoundland (1914?-15), Alaska (1918?-19), Vermont (1919?-1925), Tierra del Fuego (1922?-23), Ireland (1926), and Greenland (1929; 1931?-32; 1934?-35). His series of land and seascapes from these often forbidding locales convey the Symbolist spirit evoking the mysteries and cosmic wonders of the natural world. "I don't want petty self-expression", Kent wrote, "I want the elemental, infinite thing; I want to paint the rhythm of eternity.""; Signed by Author .

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        Masque of the Red Death.

      1930. A full set of signed engravings with an extra unused proof and the wood engraved design for the binding. 10 original wood engravings for Masque of the Red Death by John Buckland Wright, each no. 4 of 5 prints, titled, numbered, signed and dated by the artist in pencil. Together with no. 2 of 5 artist's proofs of the original, unused wood engraving for Island of the Fay also signed, dated, titled and numbered in pencil. Plus the original wood engraved design for the cover which was blocked in gold for the binding. A remarkable full set of signed engravings with an extra unused proof for Island of the Fay and the wood engraved design for the binding. The engravings are all dated 1930 but they weren't published until 1932 by the Halcyon Press. Direct from the estate of the artist

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        Poems 1886-1929. I. Departmental Ditties. Barrack-room Ballads. The Seven Seas. II. The Five Nations. Songs from Books. III. Verses from "Sea Warfare". The Years Between. The Muse among the Motors. Verses from "A History of England". Verses from "A Diversity of Creatures". Verses from "Land and Sea Tales". Verses from "Debits and Credits". Verses not collected in Book form.

      Garden City, NY: Doubleday, Doran and Company, Inc., 1930., 1930. 3 volumes, large 8vo. LIMITED EDITION to 537, of which 525 are SIGNED by the Author on to limitation page of vol.I; this No 477. Finely bound in recent full dark red morocco with raised bands, gilt and gilt titles to spines; double gilt rule to boards; top edges gilt, others untrimmed; marbled end papers. Publisher's original boards and spines bound in to rear. Facsimile manuscript poem as frontispiece to vol.I. Edges toned; internally clean. A superb set held in a protective cloth slipcase.

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        Grosspietsch, Curt. - Friedhof in Loschwitz.

      - Aquarell, um 1930. Von Curt Grosspietsch. 50,8 x 35,0 cm (Darstellung / Blatt). Verso in Bleistift bezeichnet. Dort rechts unten Nachlass-Stempel. - Verso Reste einer ehemaligen Montierung. Guter Gesamtzustand. Curt Grosspietsch (1893 Leipzig ? 1980 Dresden). Auch Kurt Großpietsch. Deutscher Maler und Illustrator. 1909-14 Studium bei Richard Müller an der Dresdner Kunstakademie, zusammen mit George Grosz und Otto Dix. Orientierte sich an Alfred Kubin und dessen Symbolismus. Stellte in seinen Bildern oft das überspitzt Groteske, Alptraumhafte und Überzogene dar.

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        Map of Massachusetts The Old Bay State. A Picture History Map.

      New York. The Graphic History Association. Copyright 1930. Color pictorial / pictographic map, lithograph, 27 1/2 x 38 1/2 inches, on backing board with wooden frame, 28 1/2 x 40 inches. Soiling at upper right corner, board slightly bowed. An imposing poster of Massachusetts by Elizabeth Shurtleff, highlighting the history of the state with colorful illustrations of places, people and events from colony days, both on the map and in the decorative border. At the left and right edges are the arms of the educational institutions of the state. Particularly bold and attractive are the images of the many sailing boats offshore. At lower right is the island of Nantucket, with the Pequod sailing close by, the lookout calling "Have you seen Moby Dick, Captain Ahab!!""Litho In U.S.A. The Tudor Press Inc. Boston" at lower right.

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        Projet pour un hall d'aéroport]. Dessin sur papier, plume et encre noire, lavis d'encre noire, rehaussé de blanc, traits à la plume et encre brune.

      1930 ca 1930 - 48 x 52 cm hors marges, encadrement de l'époque. Superbe projet au lavis d'encre de Chine de l'architecte Robert Giroud (1890-1943), premier prix de Rome 1922 et disciple de Tony Garnier, connu pour l'hôtel de ville de Villeurbanne, bâti sur ses plans entre 1930 et 1934. Projet de décoration et aménagement d'un hall d'aérogare indéterminé mais très représentatif du goût de l'époque (notons à titre d'exemple que l'aérogare du Bourget près de Paris fut inauguré en 1937 en présence du Président de la République et du Ministre de l'Air). Les grands noms de l'aviation sont inscrits en colonne sur les murs (Costes, Mermoz, Codos, Le Brix, Guillebaud, Hélène Bolt, Nungesser, Assolant, Delmotte), des moteurs à hélices ornent les portes d'entrée, sur fond de grandes façades vitrées. Très beau document visuel sur l'architecture aéronautique de l'entre-deux guerres.

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        A Collection of Arthur Hawkins, Jr Original Artwork

      1930-1967. A collection of 21 original pieces of Signed art from Arthur Hawkins, Jr. (1903-1985), celebrated book jacket illustrator and designer, which includes original dustwrapper paintings, original dry point illustrations, pencil and pen drawings, scratchboard illustrations, an airbrushed image, and a binder of 55 partial dustwrappers of his work, including one unused jacket proof. Hawkins is a true legend of jacket design who created some of the most stunning covers of the '30s, '40s and '50s, including James Cain's The Postman Always Rings Twice, John O'Hara's Butterfield 8 and William Faulkner's Light in August. Highlights of this collection include original jacket art for Royce Brier's Last Boat from Beyrouth, an unidentified jacket featuring a shadowy figure creeping around a darkened town; eight original dry point caricatures of Edith Wharton, Sherwood Anderson, Carl Van Doren, and other American literati; an unused proof for Josiah Thompson's Six Seconds in Dallas, along with 55 other jackets including Arthur C. Clarke's A Fall of Moondust, Philip K. Dick's Time Out of Joint, Ross Macdonald's The Far Side of the Dollar, John Steinbeck's Bombs Away, and Donald E. Westlake's Killy, along with an original airbrushed art for a beer-related advertisement. Further details available upon request. .

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        Sir Gawain and the Green Knight.

      Oxford University Press,, Oxford, 1930 - Second Edition (Corrected Impression of the First Edition). Oxford, Oxford University Press, 1930. Octavo. 211 pages. Original Hardcover. A rare,crisp example of the corrected 1930 version of Tolkien and Gordon's edition of the great Middle English Poem, Sir Gawain. The book is squarely bound in the original publisher's cloth with gilt decoration; internally a little browning to pages. The ownership signature of 'D Rose 1936' appears on the first blank with further ink annotation to the text in the same hand. A very nice copy. Sir Gawain and the Green Knight (Middle English: Sir Gawayn and þe Grene Kny?t) is a late 14th-century Middle English chivalric romance. It is one of the best known Arthurian stories, with its plot combining two types of folklore motifs, the beheading game and the exchange of winnings. The Green Knight is interpreted by some as a representation of the Green Man of folklore and by others as an allusion to Christ. Written in stanzas of alliterative verse, each of which ends in a rhyming bob and wheel, it draws on Welsh, Irish and English stories, as well as the French chivalric tradition. It is an important poem in the romance genre, which typically involves a hero who goes on a quest which tests his prowess, and it remains popular to this day in modern English renderings from J. R. R. Tolkien, Simon Armitage and others, as well as through film and stage adaptations. It describes how Sir Gawain, a knight of King Arthur's Round Table, accepts a challenge from a mysterious "Green Knight" who challenges any knight to strike him with his axe if he will take a return blow in a year and a day. Gawain accepts and beheads him with his blow, at which the Green Knight stands up, picks up his head and reminds Gawain of the appointed time. In his struggles to keep his bargain Gawain demonstrates chivalry and loyalty until his honour is called into question by a test involving Lady Bertilak, the lady of the Green Knight's castle. The poem survives in a single manuscript, the Cotton Nero A.x., which also includes three religious narrative poems: Pearl, Purity and Patience. All are thought to have been written by the same unknown author, possibly Cameron of Sutherland, dubbed the "Pearl Poet" or "Gawain Poet", since all four are written in a North West Midland dialect of Middle English (Wikipedia) Sprache: English A rare,crisp example of the corrected 1930 version of Tolkien and Gordon's edition of the great Middle English Poem, Sir Gawain. The book is squarely bound in the original publisher's cloth with gilt decoration; internally a little browning to pages. The ownership signature of 'D Rose 1936' appears on the first blank with further ink annotation to the text in the same hand. A very nice copy. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Destiny: A Novel in Pictures

      New York: Farrar & Rinehart, Incorporated, 1930. First Edition. Hardcover. Square octavo [20 cm] Tan cloth with black printed titles on front board and backstrip. Very good/Very good. Jacket that has a few small chips at the extremities with losses and some minor corresponding creasing. This is likely a prepublication/review copy, due to the color of the boards (we have handled quite a few copies of this work over the years, and we have never handled a copy in tan boards) and laid in is a typed slip, that reads: "THIS BOOK IS PUBLISHED MARCH 7". Nückel's only wordless novel is made up of striking leadcut images, but in the tradition of the work of (early) Lynd Ward and Frans Masereel. "This pitiless story of a girl of the lower classes is curt, bare and powerful. The baseness of the underworld milieu is drawn with unsparing line; but the tale is lifted out of the merely lurid by the honesty of the artist's feelings, by his mastery of his medium. It reaches pure tragedy" - publisher blurb

      [Bookseller: Ken Sanders Rare Books, ABAA]
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